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Paint Your Heart Out: Capturing Character in The Portrait with Chantel Barber

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Monday, May 6th, 2019  Chantel Barber Capturing Character in The Portrait Description: In this workshop, Chantel will demonstrate painting a portrait based on a reference photo, while sharing valuable insight into the differences between working from life versus a photograph. Students will learn: what photographs make the best references for portrait painting, editing (what you […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: A VALUE-able Lesson with Brenda Coldwell

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

 May 29th, 2019 A VALUE-able Lesson Brenda Coldwell Description: The first part of the day, there will be a slide presentation and handouts that will help the artist interpret value more clearly. Value and composition exercises and studies to be painted by each participant, from provided photo reference or image projected on screen.  You are […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Trees in All Seasons with Karen Philpott

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

May 30th, 2019 Painting Trees in All Seasons Karen Philpott Description: For an artist painting the Tennessee landscape one of the greatest elements you can capture are trees.  Here in the South trees captivate artists in every season with their soft spring auras, the lush greens of summer, their vivid fall foliage and the lovely […]

$85.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Understanding the Split Primary Palette with Gayle Levee

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Saturday, June 1, 2019 Understanding the Split Primary Palette Gayle Levee Description: We all know that, ideally, most colors can be mixed from the primaries Red, Yellow and Blue. But in real life there are limitations to that ideal. None of our pigments are absolutely pure – they are made from minerals found in nature, […]

$85.00

Elements of Landscape: Still Water with Karen Philpott

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

This 4 Fridays, in-studio workshop is for beginning to intermediate students of the landscape.  Over the course of four days students will gain an in-depth experience of painting still water reflections. Learn to train your eye to see the values, study edges in painting water reflections and what lies beneath the surface as well has […]

Seth Haverkamp: How to Create Magical Portraits from Life

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Instructor Name: Seth Haverkamp Workshop Dates: September 26-28 This workshop will concentrate on not only capturing a likeness through large shapes, but will also explore approaches that add dimension and energy to the painting by using a step-by-step approach. The complexities of painting an interesting portrait are simplified to the very basics. By breaking down […]

Raise Your Painting IQ with Paula Frizbe

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Instructor Name: Paula Frizbe Workshop Dates: Six Monday's in October & November Want to paint better landscapes? We will be covering Composition, Value, and Color in depth. How do these three improve your painting IQ? Learn to use greys and vibrant color together. Learn to focus your painting on what is most important. Workshop Location: On […]

Elements of the Landscape with Karen Philpott

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Instructor Name: Karen Philpott Workshop Dates: Friday, October 11, Friday, November 15 and Friday, December 6 This fall I am offering three Friday's of intermediate level, Landscape instruction. This intensive workshop brings all the elements of successful landscape painting together. Focus will be on composition to brushwork. Three Friday classes are offered... take one or […]

Unleashing Procreate for Painters with Mike Sowers

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Instructor Name: Mike Sowers Workshop Dates: Feb 8, 2020; 9:30-3:30 Procreate is an incredibly powerful app that can provide significant benefit to users. The morning session of the workshop will be devoted to understanding how to use the brushes, layers, grids and palette of the software. The afternoon session will cover creating, editing, preparing and […]

Painting The Landscape with Pamela Padgett- Session 2 Monday paint Club

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Pam Padgett Session 2- Monday Paint Club 9:30am - 3:00pm Mondays February 10, 17, 24, (off March 2) March 9th $325. The Focus of Session 2 will be on creating strong landscape paintings from photos or your ipad/laptop images. We will challenge ourselves to work on strong foundational elements-line,shape,value,color harmony,composition. My goal is to help […]

Paint Your Heart Out: Creating Depth with Edges and Color in your Landscapes with Pam Padgett

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Pam Padgett  Thursday, April 16th, 2020 Creating Depth With Edges and Color in Your Landscapes     Description: We will work at creating strength and dimension in your plein air studies. We will be outside (weather permitting) or on the porches. Time: 9:30 am-3:00pm Member fee: $70     Non-member Fee: $90 To Register, go […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Florals and Still Life Outside with Brenda Coldwell

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Brenda Coldwell Saturday, April 18th, 2020 Painting Florals and Still Life Outside     Description:  Still Life and Floral Arrangements will be set up outside on the porch at the studio. There will be a brief discussion of how the light affects the subjects and then a demonstration. Afterwards, everyone will set up and paint […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Shifting Warm and Cool Values in the Landscape with Paula Frizbe

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Paula Frizbe Saturday, April 18th, 2020 Shifting Warm and Cool Values in the Landscape     Description: We will be working en plein air in the front of OnTrack, to learn better how to think about warm and cool values as they relate to landscape painting.   Time:  12 noon to 5 pm Member Fee: […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Better Designs = Stronger Paintings with Dawn Whitelaw

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Dawn Whitelaw Saturday, April 25, 2020 Better Designs  =   Stronger Paintings   Description: New ways to approach the design of a painting to make the painting process easier and the resulting painting more powerful. Power point, demo, lots of hands-on practice and one on one help. We will take our sketchbooks outdoors if weather […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Human Gesture Painting/Drawing with Marjorie Hicks

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Marjorie Hicks Sunday, April 26th, 2020 Human Gesture Painting/Drawing     Description:  In this workshop, our group will be using reference photos shown via a projector.  Artists may choose to paint using their preferred medium.  Or, simply bring your sketch pad! We’ll paint tonally with grays only:  light, middle and dark. We will zero in […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Drawing Your Way to Better Landscapes with Mike Sowers and Ed Routon

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Mike Sowers and Ed Routon Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 Drawing Your Way to Better Landscapes     It is said of painting that Value does all the work while Color gets all the credit. Description:  The class will include sound theory plus useful tools and techniques to strengthen your landscape drawings, which will yield improved results […]

$75.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Simplifying The Landscape with Kevin Menck

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!! PLEASE CONTACT RACHEL BLAIR: chestnutnews2@gmail.com    TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST Kevin Menck Thursday, May 7th, 2020 Simplifying The Landscape Description: This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of basic landscape painting. There will be an emphasis on value, temperature and being able to see and define big shapes […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Creating Depth with Edges and Color in your Landscapes with Pam Padgett *SOLD OUT*

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!! PLEASE CONTACT RACHEL BLAIR: chestnutnews2@gmail.com TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST Pam Padgett  Monday, September 21, 2020 Creating Depth With Edges and Color in Your Landscapes   Description: We will work at creating strength and dimension in your plein air studies. We will be outside (weather permitting) or on the […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Shifting Warm and Cool Values in the Landscape with Paula Frizbe

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Paula Frizbe Monday, September 28th, 2020 Shifting Warm and Cool Values in the Landscape   Description: We will be working en plein air in the front of OnTrack, to learn better how to think about warm and cool values as they relate to landscape painting.   Time:  12 noon to 5 pm Member Fee:   […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Simplifying The Landscape with Kevin Menck *Sold Out*

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!! PLEASE CONTACT RACHEL BLAIR: chestnutnews2@gmail.com TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST Kevin Menck Thursday, October 8th, 2020 Simplifying The Landscape   Description: This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of basic landscape painting. There will be an emphasis on value, temperature and being able to see and define big shapes […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Painting Florals and Still Life Outside with Brenda Coldwell

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Brenda Coldwell Saturday, October 10th, 2020 Painting Florals and Still Life Outside     Description:  Still Life and Floral Arrangements will be set up outside on the porch at the studio. There will be a brief discussion of how the light affects the subjects and then a demonstration. Afterwards, everyone will set up and paint […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Modern Impressionism in Miniature Still Life with Ingrid Derrickson *SOLD OUT*

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Ingrid Derrickson Thursday, November 5th, 2020 Modern Impressionism in Miniature Still Life   Description: Small Impressions...painting miniature still lifes in oil or acrylic. This class will enhance your abilities to express color, encourage daily painting habits, create expressive little gems abstracted in light and shadow. Time: 9:30am-4:30pm Member Fee: $70           […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Drawing Your Way to Better Landscapes with Mike Sowers and Ed Routon *POSTPONED*

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

*THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2021* Mike Sowers and Ed Routon Saturday, November 7th, 2020 Drawing Your Way to Better Landscapes   It is said of painting that Value does all the work while Color gets all the credit. Description:  This workshop will focus on drawing tools you can use to improve your […]

$75.00

Paint Your Heart Out: Better Designs = Stronger Paintings with Dawn Whitelaw *Sold Out*

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!! Dawn Whitelaw Saturday, November 14, 2020 Better Designs  =  Stronger Paintings   Description: New ways to approach the design of a painting to make the painting process easier and the resulting painting more powerful. Power point, demo, lots of hands-on practice and one on one help. We will take our […]

$90.00

Paint Your Heart Out with Brigitte Hubbard – Plein Air 101

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Plein Air Painting 101: Getting Started Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Brigitte Hubbard, BrigitteHubbard.com OnTrack Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN 37067 Price: $110 member / $130 non-member Max: 12 Skill level: Beginner Class description: Never painted outside, or new to painting outside? No problem! Come join other newcomers […]

$110.00

Paint Your Heart Out with Mike Sowers

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Procreate for Landscape Painters Saturday, November 13, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Mike Sowers OnTrack Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN 37067 Price: $90 member / $110 non member Max: 10 Class Description: The goal of this class will be to demonstrate and practice using the tools available with the iPad Procreate App […]

$90.00

CAWS WORKSHOP: Plein Air 101 – Getting Started

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Thursday, April 28, 2022 (rain date April 29) Never painted outside, or new to painting outside? No problem! Join other newcomers to take the courageous leap into painting in the great outdoors! Welcome to Plein Air 101, where we will spend a fun day of learning all about plein air painting, including everything from a […]

$125.00

CAWS WORKSHOP: Plein Air the Advanced Journey

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Join Karen Philpott, Saturday, April 30th at Ontrack Studios for and in-depth workshop in plein air. This intensive class will focus on intentional composition, design and creating a strong painting in the field. Students need to have previous plein air experience. Class will begin at 9:00 a.m. with studio discussion and move to outdoor location. […]

$125.00

CAWS: “Painting Barns” with Gayle Levee, OnTrack Studios

OnTrack Studios 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin, TN

Saturday, October 1st, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. OnTrack Studios, 1978 Wilson Pike, Franklin TN Price: $95 member / $125 non-member (must be logged in for member pricing option) In this full-day workshop, we will talk a lot about Tennessee barns! We review how to get the barn drawing right as well as painting techniques […]

$125.00

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